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Todaiji

Todaiji

Todai-ji Temple, also known as the Great Eastern Temple, was originally built in 752 at the behest of Emperor Shomu. It is on...

Nara
Kinkakuji Temple

Kinkakuji Temple

Well known as the Golden Pavilion, Kinkaku-ji is a three-story Zen Buddhist temple in northern Kyoto. Kinkaku-ji and Ginkaku-...

Kyoto
Kasuga Taisha

Kasuga Taisha

The great Kasuga Shrine (Kasuga Taisha) is located in Nara Park. It was built at the same time as the capital and is dedicate...

Nara
Shimogamo Shrine

Shimogamo Shrine

The Kamo Shrines, Shimogamo Shrine and Kamigamo Shrine are both recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. They are two of th...

Kyoto
Atomic Bomb Dome

Atomic Bomb Dome

The Atomic Bomb Dome, or Gembaku Dome, was once the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall. On August 6th, 1945, the...

Hiroshima
Toji Temple

Toji Temple

The Toji Temple is one of the original three Buddhist temples that were built in Kyoto at the beginning of the Heian period. ...

Kyoto
Kumano Hayatama Taisha

Kumano Hayatama Taisha

Kumano Hayatama Taisha is a Shinto shrine in Shingu, Wakayama. It is located at the mouth of the Kumano-gawa River, where the...

Wakayama
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Kiyomizu-dera Temple was founded in 778. Its history dates back over 1200 years. As a sacred place where the great compassion...

Kyoto
Motsuji Temple

Motsuji Temple

The Motsuji Temple was once a large and important temple of the Tendai sect and consisted of numerous buildings. Today Motsuj...

Iwate
Nikko Toshogu Shrine

Nikko Toshogu Shrine

The Nikko Toshogu Shrine is arguably one of the most important religious sites in Japan and is located in the forests of Toch...

Tochigi
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